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This species is accepted, and its native range is Guianas to N. Brazil.

Native to:

Brazil North, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname

Dieffenbachia elegans A.M.E.Jonker & Jonker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 16, 2004 Haigh, A.L. [50], French Guiana K000099781

First published in Acta Bot. Neerl. 15: 135 (1966)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0